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Saturday 6/29/2013

6:00 pm EDT

The Lawrence Welk ShowClosed Captioned
#1344 "Country & Western"
Grab your honey and get ready to square dance to the "Orange Blossom Special." Neil Levang and Buddy Merrill shine on "San Antonio Rose," Larry Hooper is our "Auctioneer," and Bob Lido puts his very own original stamp on "Ragtime Cowboy Joe." Feel free to dance to the "Tennessee Waltz" or sing along with Joe Feeney and the gang on "Goodnight Irene."
NatureHigh Definition
#2703 "Black Mamba" [TV-PG]
A team of snake handlers hopes to change public perception of what they feel is a misunderstood snake, the black mamba, one of Africa's most feared. [High-Definition]
Roads Home—The Life and Times of A.B. Happy ChandlerKYWatch Online!
A compelling look at the life and career of Southern "stump speaking" politician A.B. "Happy" Chandler. At age 89, Chandler looks back on a colorful past, which included becoming America's youngest governor in 1935, serving in the U.S. Senate during World War II, and ushering African-Americans into baseball as Commisioner of Baseball during the 1950s. A 1987 production. Watch Online


Quest for the Perfect Bourbon: Voices of Buffalo TraceKY
A compilation of interviews with the people and stories of the Buffalo Trace Distillery family, such as Master Distiller Emeritus Elmer T. Lee, and descendants of iconic figures Colonel E. H. Taylor Jr., Colonel Albert B. Blanton, and Pappy Van Winkle.


Louisville LifeKYHigh DefinitionWatch Online!
#703 "Hadley Pottery/Rooibee Red Tea/Barbara Sexton Smith/Wendy Whelan"
A visit to Hadley Pottery reveals a proud tradition of creating beautiful handmade pottery; Rooibee Red Tea, a relatively new Louisville business which produces bottled teas that are getting national buzz; an interview with Barbara Sexton Smith, president and CEO for Fund for the Arts; and a look at the Kentucky Muse program featuring New York City Ballet principal dancer and Louisville native Wendy Whelan. A 2013 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft. [High-Definition] Watch Online
Classic GospelHigh Definition
#810 "Israel Homecoming" [TV-G]
The Homecoming Family performs "I Have Returned," "Because He Lives," and "The Holy City" in Israel. [High-Definition]
WoodSongsClosed CaptionedKY
#1208 "Caravan of Thieves and Molasses Creek" [TV-G]
Gypsy swinging Caravan of Thieves perform songs from their new CD, Fun House, followed by high energy performers, Molasses Creek.


The Red Green ShowClosed Captioned
#123 "The Mt. Rushmore Project" [TV-G]
Desperately seeking sustenance, the men of Possum Lodge decide to carve Rock Reef Point into a tourist attraction.


Kentucky LifeKYHigh DefinitionWatch Online!
#1803 "Woo Hoo Pedicab/The Purple Onion/The Chitlin' Circuit/Central Kentucky Community Theatre"
The 3-wheeled bike taxis of Woo Hoo Pedicab offers a social and environmentally friendly means of transportation around the northern Kentucky city of Newport and across the river into Cincinnati; Dave pulls up a chair for Today's Special at The Purple Onion, a popular Central City restaurant; the city of Hopkinsville was a main stop along The Chitlin' Circuit, a national string of clubs where black recording artists could perform during the days of segregation; and in Washington County, the Springfield Opera House is the home of the Central Kentucky Community Theatre which offers a variety of musicals and plays. A 2012 KET production hosted by Dave Shuffett. [High-Definition] Watch Online
History DetectivesHigh Definition
#608 "John Adams Book/Mankato Spoon/NC-4: First Across the Atlantic" [TV-PG]
A book that may have been a gift from John Adams to his son, a spoon that depicts an eerie scene, and a small square of fabric that may have come from a U.S. Navy "flying boat." [High-Definition]
A Walk with BooneKYWatch Online!
Historians Thomas D. Clark and John Mack Faragher follow the Kentucky trail of America's most famous pioneer, Daniel Boone. A 1997 KET production. Watch Online


Kentucky AfieldKYHigh DefinitionWatch Online!
#2939 [TV-G]
A KET/Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources co-presentation hosted by Tim Farmer. [High-Definition] Watch Online


Movie ClassicsClosed Captioned
#1044 "I Want to Live!" [TV-PG]
Convicted of murder, drug-addicted shill and prostitute Barbara Graham lands on death row. Susan Hayward, Simon Oakland, and Virginia Vincent star.


Last of the Summer WineClosed Captioned
#1060 "Who's Feeling Ejected Then?" [TV-PG]
With Wesley's help and a specially made chassis, Seymour's latest invention is ready for testing. But Compo, his "executive in charge of testing," finds it far from safe.
Before Vegas, There Was NewportKYHigh Definition
In the 1940s and 1950s, gangsters from Cleveland, Chicago, and New York claimed Newport, Kentucky as their own and turned it into America's first major gambling town. [High-Definition]


Keeping Up AppearancesClosed Captioned
Hyacinth prepares for a weekend on a cruise by purchasing correct yachting gear for Richard and herself.


The CafeHigh Definition
#105 "Fragile - Handle with Care"
Everyone wants to know how Sarah's meeting with the literary agent went. Brenda makes her an offer, but Carol's got bigger concerns. [High-Definition]
Anne Braden: Southern PatriotKYHigh Definition
This film explores the extraordinary life of this American civil rights leader. Anne Braden was hailed by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in his 1963 Letter from Birmingham Jail as a white southerner whose rejection of her segregationist upbringing was "eloquent and prophetic." Braden's story explores not only the dangers of racism and political repression but also the power of a woman's life spent in commitment to social justice. [High-Definition]


As Time Goes By
While the American producer is scouting locations for the miniseries, Jean and Lionel hear some unexpected but welcome news from Lionel's father, Rocky.


Austin City LimitsHigh Definition
#3704 "The Decemberists/Gillian Welch" [TV-PG]
The Decemberists highlight songs from their release, The King Is Dead. Gillian Welch perform cuts from The Harrow & the Harvest. [High-Definition]
JubileeKYHigh DefinitionWatch Online!
#1704 "The Boxcars/The Skip Cherryholmes Quintet/The Chapmans"
IBMA 2012 Instrumental Group of the Year The Boxcars, rising star Skip Cherryholmes and his quintet, and first-generation family group The Chapmans perform at the 2012 International Bluegrass Music Association Fan Fest in Nashville. [High-Definition] Watch Online


Lincoln: The Kentucky YearsKYWatch Online!
Based on the KET documentary Lincoln: 'I, too, am a Kentuckian', the program explores Lincoln's early life in Kentucky and its impact on him. Watch Online


Young LincolnClosed CaptionedKY
Examines how the joys and trials of Abraham Lincoln's boyhood years formed his personality, shaped his early political notions, and molded his character. Several notable historians share their insights on this relatively little-known chapter in Lincoln's life and legacy.


Film School ShortsHigh Definition
#104 "Fire and Fury" [TV-PG]
Short films from schools across the country include Fireworks, Pearl Was Here, and Spark. [High-Definition]
NatureHigh Definition
#2703 "Black Mamba" [TV-PG]
A team of snake handlers hopes to change public perception of what they feel is a misunderstood snake, the black mamba, one of Africa's most feared. [High-Definition]
Gentleman from Kentucky: John Sherman CooperKY
A 1989 KET documentary on the life and political career of the revered statesman.